“I had always heard spicy foods could do it, so we ordered the pizza at 6 p.m. and by 10 p.m. that night, I was in labour.”
Pregnancy with an IUD is rare, but it can happen, as an Alabama woman learned. Here’s how to use them and how, sometimes, they fail.
Although navy corpsman Wesley Bedwell was deployed 7,000 miles away from his pregnant wife Nicole, the two were "reunited" in a touching maternity photoshoot.
Jon and Brittany Barton were planning a maternity shoot to celebrate their third child, but the weather was proving to be very uncooperative. In the weeks leading up to the maternity session, the rain was relentless,” said photographer Elaine Baca of Lane B Photography. Baca went back and forth with the Bartons discussing outfits and alternative indoor locations but the family were very outdoorsy and knew that simply wasn’t them.
The phrase has become a rallying cry after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell silenced Senator Elizabeth Warren when she tried to oppose the appointment of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General. McConnell later defended his actions saying, “She was warned. “My little girl was born with some health issues that resulted in some pretty intense interventions that ended up saving her,” Lori wrote on Facebook.
One mom’s pregnancy announcement is going viral and it involves the cutest eviction notice ever. Atlanta parents Sharana Horton posted the picture of her 14-month-old daughter Summer Rayne in her crib on Instagram along with a notice. The note reads “Eviction Notice: Please note that your ‘only-child’ status will expire within 18 weeks.
Amanda Diesen and Todd Krieg just released what might be the best pregnancy announcement we’ve ever seen. The hilarious announcement photo features Diesen holding a sonogram photo and Krieg, a paraplegic, sticking his tongue out and giving a thumbs up with the words “It still works!” above him.
(All photos courtesy Kris Baum Photography) How far would you go for your BFF? One woman went as far as carrying her bestie’s child. Australians Calie Fletcher and Jeni Mitchell have been friends for 20 years. When Fletcher couldn’t conceive a second child, her best friend stepped up to the plate and offered to be her surrogate.
Emily Christine was eight weeks pregnant when she and her husband, Dylan, went to see her doctor for an ultrasound. Thousands of women have since shared their heartbreaking stories of loss on Emily’s post.
It’s taken Alexandra Kilmurray 18 months to look herself in the mirror without breaking down in tears. The mom of two recently took to Instagram to share a real glimpse into post-pregnancy life, accompanied by a brutally honest post that has since gone viral.
A British woman is crying “pregnancy discrimination” after she had an employment offer retracted via text message.
Stretch marks can happen to anybody, whether you’re a teen, a new mom or supermodel Chrissy Teigen. But not all of us can flaunt them as confidently as Teigen does. Bruises from bumping kitchen drawer handles for a week. Stretchies say hi! A photo posted by chrissy teigen (@chrissyteigen) on Apr 12, 2015 at 9:09pm PDT
Joanna Morton posted a picture of the beautiful moment her daughter, Clara Ray, saw snow fall for the first time. “I was [at] 12 weeks gestation when we were told something was wrong with my baby’s heart,” she wrote in a Facebook post. As the pregnancy progressed, Clara’s heart rate slowed and Morton was given more bad news — there were more complications with her baby’s heart.
One brave mother is showing the Internet the raw aftermath of fighting breast cancer while pregnant. Kimi Maxwell, from Perth, Australia, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013 while pregnant with her second child. In a bid to beat the cancer, Maxwell underwent a double mastectomy while still pregnant.
You always hear about the magical moment once a mother gives birth and holds her baby in her arms. But what about the hours of agony that come before it?
All images via Getty Blake Lively’s latest Instagram posts have caused a stir once again – not just because she looked great while attending her BFF’s wedding but also because she attended it literally days after giving birth to her second child! We took a look at other celebrity mamas who looked incredible post-pregnancy. Click through the gallery to see more and share you thoughts with us by tweeting us @YahooStyleCA.
Despite doctors telling her she’d never carry a baby past four months, due to horrific injuries she endured as a child, Andrea Grant is 37 weeks pregnant.
Frustrated, she took to Instagram to speak out about the body shaming. ALSO SEE: Expectant mom shuts down pregnancy body shamers by comparing bumps with Tess Holliday “Since the beginning of my pregnancy I’ve struggled with what others think is OK to say to me,” she writes. She describes how commenters immediately expressed their opinions of her body, saying things like, “Your body will never be the same,” “You need to eat more your baby is going to malnourished,” “How’s my fat friend?” and “Good luck getting back to pre-pregnancy.” But the one comment that really pushed her over the edge was, “You’re chubby, I’ve never seen you chubby, it’s funny!” A photo posted by Kayleigh Kelley (@kayleighkelley) on Jun 18, 2016 at 12:25pm PDT While Kelley isn’t naive to how much her body has changed over the last nine months – she regularly posts side-by-side comparisons of her pre-pregnancy and current body – she doesn’t think it’s OK that others feel it’s their place to comments on her body. “That was the last of what I could handle on the way home with my husband I started crying (which is SUPER rare for me),” she says. “Since when did it become OK to say things like this to people, pregnant or not.
A photo posted by Brittany Aäe (@__magneticnorth__) on May 31, 2016 at 5:55pm PDT A few weeks ago endurance athlete Brittany Aäe (right) compared her 39-week baby bump with that of another expectant mom - plus-sized model Tess Holliday (left). While Holliday’s pregnancy was two weeks behind Aäe when the photos were taken, the difference is obvious – and body shamers wasted no time pointing it out. A photo posted by Brittany Aäe (@__magneticnorth__) on May 1, 2016 at 9:21am PDT Aäe was criticized for her rigorous training routines and for scaling mountains, even in her third trimester.
Savannah Guthrie, who just announced that she is pregnant with her second child, is playing it safe by not covering the 2016 Olympics in Rio where there are Zika virus concerns.
All images via Instagram/lizzytomber When Lizzy Tomber found out that she was pregnant last year, not much changed. The acroyoga instructor continued to travel around the world and dazzle her students with her acrobatic yoga moves – baby bump and all. And she’s got the pictures to prove it. But some were quick to question whether Tomber’s practice was safe for an expectant mother.